Tag: featured

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Big Machines, Big Opportunities

A partnership with Baker Technical Institute allows OYA youth to get certified to operate heavy equipment.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Youth and Families

Get your questions about the vaccine answered, and read perspectives from people in the Black, Latino and Native American communities. (updated April 29, 2021)

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COVID-19 Vaccines and OYA

The latest information on vaccines for OYA staff and youth. [Updated March 2, 2021]

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Peer Mentors Transform Treatment at Oak Creek

A new video created by a youth gives an inside view of substance use treatment at the facility.

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Janus Youth Programs Awards Scholarships to 12 Youth

Their annual scholarship program helps youth in OYA custody pay for higher education.

Doctor using a laser to remove a tattoo on a youth's finder

Erasing the Past to Improve the Future

OYA's tattoo removal program helps youth remove the marks of a history they want to leave behind.

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Program Helps OYA Youth Build Career Success

Youth Progress’s Career Center got a boost this fall with a move to a new location.

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Protect Yourself from the Flu

Learn why flu shots are more important than ever this year, and how OYA will help youth get vaccinated.

Facts About Voting for Youth in OYA Custody

Youth adjudicated in juvenile court can still vote, even if incarcerated. Learn more in our voting guide.

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Youth Wins National Talent Competition

Ethan B. was honored nationally for a solo performance in honor of his child.